The Devil Is in the Details

Director: Fabien Gorgeart
2016 | France | 20m
GENRE: Biography/History | Coming Out | Drama | Gender | Intersex | Lesbian | Relationships | Religion/Spirituality | Romance | Transgender
SECTION: Short

Set in mid-19th-century France, this short follows Alexina, a trainee school teacher in a young girl’s convent, who suffers unbearable pains. After examination by a doctor who questions Alexina’s gender and subsequently decides that masculinity prevails, Alexina works to find their own path forward.

  • Language: In French with English subtitles